Tag archive for ‘Onnoghen’
By Bar and Bench On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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Judiciary Reform: 13-member Committee submits report to CJN

The 13-man steering committee recently inaugurated by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, to review the operations of the country’s judiciary has submitted its report. The Chairman of More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, June 11th, 2017
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DSS didn’t discover $9m in my house—CJN

Says allegation aim at stalling on-going judicial reforms The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has dismissed as laughable and satanic an online report claiming that the Department of State More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
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Presidency blasts NJC for reinstating judges under probe

Says NJC condoning corruption, working against Buhari The Presidency has taken the National Judicial Council (NJC) headed by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen to the cleaners for reinstating More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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Graft Fight: CJN replies presidency, critics

Says judiciary not frustrating Buhari’s anti-graft fight The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice  Walter Onnoghen on Tuesday vowed that the judiciary under his watch would not frustrate the on-going anti More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Bayelsa Govt to CJN: Why Yenagoa Federal High Court, National Industrial Court must be reopened urgently

The Bayelsa State Government has pleaded with the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen and other relevant authorities to make both the Federal High Court and the National Industrial Court in Yenagoa More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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Buhari appoints Grand-Khadi for FCT

…To be sworn in Friday by CJN President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Kadi Ibrahim Rufai Imam as the Acting Grand-Khadi of the Sharia Court of Appeal of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Director More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
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Walter Onnoghen sworn in as Chief Justice of Nigeria

Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen is now a Grand Commander of Order of the Niger (GCON) and was decorated during his swearing-in as 20th Chief Justices of Nigeria (CJN). He was given the award, Nigeria’s second highest, More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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Presidency congratulates Onnoghen on confirmation as Chief Justice of Nigeria

The presidency on Wednesday congratulated Justice Samuel Walter Onnoghen over his confirmation as the new Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN)by the Nigerian Senate. Announcing his confirmation via its Twitter account, More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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The man, Justice Walter Onnoghen, new CJN  

Hon. Justice W.S. Nkanu Onnoghen was born on December 22, 1950 at Okurike Town, Biase L.G.A. of Cross Rivers State. He attended the Presbyterian Primary School, Okurike Town between 1959 and 1965. He later proceeded More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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Senate confirms Onnoghen as substantive CJN

The senate has confirmed Justice Walter Onnoghen as fit and proper person to occupy the exalted seat of the Chief Justice of Nigeria. The confirmation followed a thorough screening exercise of the jurist by the More...